CSE 107: Slides and Notes
The course materiel and syllabus is represented by the slides which
are covered in lecture and can be found below. This is the materiel
you are responsible for understanding. You can ignore the course notes.
The course syllabus (slides) is what is covered in lectures.
In many cases,
the notes include more material than this. If you do look at the notes
(which, as indicated above, is not necessary) then:
- Chapter 3: You can skip the specifics of the design of AES. (But you do
need to know what AES is, what are its parameters, and what we know or believe
about its security, since AES will often be used as a tool to build other
- Chapter 4: You can skip Sections 4.2.2 and 4.4.
- Chapter 5: You can skip Sections 5.6, 5.7.1, 5.7.2, 5.9 and 5.10.
- Chapter 6: You can ignore anything related to the cr0 and cr1 notions;
we are only concerned with cr2, which we call collision-resistance.
- Chapter 11: You can skip Sections 11.2.2, 11.3, the proof of Theorem
11.6, and Theorem 11.7 and its proof.
- Chapter 12: You can skip Sections 12.3.5 and 12.3.6.